This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Distelzweig Named Columbus Police Chief
For the first time in nearly two decades, the City of Columbus has a new chief of police. He is long-time police commander Walter Distelzweig.
The 57-year old Distelzweig is a 34-year veteran of the Columbus Division of Police. He most recently served as deputy chief.
Distelzweig succeeds James Jackson who is retiring this month. Jackson served as chief for nearly 19 years, but the city’s charter now says a police chief can serve no longer than 10 years.
Distelzweig says he does not know yet if the city needs more officers than it has now. He calls himself a hands-off manager who lets commanders, captains, lieutenants, sergeants and officers do their jobs.